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What is the medication methenamine used for?

What is the medication methenamine used for?

Methenamine Uribel: Is use as a urinary tract analgesic & antispasmodic for urinary discomfort or for urinary tract diagnostic procedures. It also has some antiseptic effect. ...Read more

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Unfamiliar with methenamine hippurate 1 gm tablets. What are they?

Unfamiliar with methenamine hippurate 1 gm tablets. What are they?

Methenamine: Methenamine is a compound used as fuel by campers for heating food, as a food additive, and in the lab to stain slide preparations. In medicine, it is used for urinary tract infections, especially resistant types. ...Read more

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Looking for people who have experience with and knowledge of methenamine hippurate?

Looking for people who have experience with and knowledge of methenamine hippurate?

Methenamine: Methenamine is a compound used as fuel by campers for heating food, as a food additive, and in the lab to stain slide preparations. In medicine, it is used for urinary tract infections, especially resistant types. ...Read more

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I had a KLeb UTI for 6 months. It has been gone for 7 months. I take Methanamine 2gr daily. Could I still harbor the infection? I dip my urine 1xweek

I had a KLeb UTI for 6 months. It has been gone for 7 months. I take Methanamine 2gr daily. Could I still harbor the infection? I dip my urine 1xweek

Sounds like: a complicated urinary tract infection. You should consult with a urologist to make sure there are no anatomical abnormalities that is cause of these recurrences. ...Read more